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Noun: domestication  du,mes-ti'key-shun
  1. Adaptation to intimate association with human beings
  2. The attribute of having been domesticated
    - tameness
  3. Accommodation to domestic life
    "her explorer husband resisted all her attempts at domestication"

Derived forms: domestications

See also: tame, tamed

Type of: accommodation, adaptation, adaption, adjustment, fitting, flexibility, tractability, tractableness

Antonym: wildness

Encyclopedia: Domestication